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Auction 114, Lot 245

"A New Map of Michigan with its Canals, Roads & Distances", Mitchell, Samuel Augustus

Subject: Michigan

Period: 1850 (published)

Publication: Mitchell's New Universal Atlas

Color: Hand Color

11.7 x 14.7 inches
29.7 x 37.3 cm
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Attractive map of the state with county development throughout, but no settlement shown above Saginaw. Railroads shown only in the extreme southern portion. Inset of the Western Part of Michigan. Table gives the cities and distances along the steamboat routes from Detroit to Forts Gratiot and then continuing to Fort Howard. Fancy titling and decorative scroll borders.


Condition: B

On thick paper with full margins. Colors a little oxidized as often seen from this set of maps. Small area of abrasion in blank area of Genesee County.

Estimate: $100 - $120


Closed on 3/1/2006